Monday, 12 April 2010


Here is what is probably a nearly finished version. I say that knowing that things will pop out at me asking to be changed.

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

WIP of my son Gabriel

This is currently on my easel.

Some other new work

These two portraits are both oil on canvas and were commissions. The lady was from a tiny black and white photo around 60 years old and was rather a challenge.

Oil of cartoonist Peter Maddocks

This is the second portrait I have done for and of Peter Maddocks. The first one can be seen on my facebook fan page and was in pastel - this is oil on canvas

New work

Wednesday, 9 December 2009


I have started working with a palette knife on the background and I hope this will give the textural effect I am looking for - we will see.

Monday, 7 December 2009


I worked for a couple of hours on her head today. I am trying to think before making marks and save time on correcting ill- considered strokes with partial success.